Speakers & Honorees

Journalist and TV personality Meredith Vieira delivered Boston University’s 142nd Commencement Address. Cornell William Brooks, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), gave the Baccalaureate Address. Seung-Joon Lee (CAS’15) was the student speaker.

Also receiving honorary degrees were jazz producer, promoter, and founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, George Wein; and Allen and Kelli Questrom, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and University benefactors.

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